Seeking volunteer for administrative & online content assistance

Hi, I’m looking for someone that can help fill a volunteer position and help us out with back-end administrative and content management tasks. About 1 – 1.5 hours each week. Mostly virtual work you can do from your computer but there may be a need to meet on occasions. For position details and a chance…

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Volunteer call for Ellensburg Earthship Build

Hello Earthship enthusiasts, our friends in Ellensburg informed us of a volunteer opportunity. Feel like getting your hands dirty and seeing what it takes to build an Earthship? This is that opportunity, please read on… “Starting in August 2017 we are building a single-U simple survival model Earthship in Ellensburg, WA and need your help.…

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All Those Bottle Bricks….

Now that I had the basic concept of Earthships rooted in my mind, I began to do some digging on their materials. One thing that piqued my interest was the construction of the walls!  While it was apparent some modern methods were still used, the method of upcycling really caught my eye.  What exactly was…

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An Aquapon’s Delightful First Earthship Meeting

Earthships. What are they? Are they talking about the Earth as a ship, or what exactly? Makes sense right? Sailing thru space and such. While I already knew the answer, I figured why not learn more locally if I can, so I did. Running ‘Anything Aquaponics’ here in Seattle, I have been interested in integrating…

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Let’s finish building the first ever Earthship in Seattle!

The first Earthship inspired building ever in Seattle, aka the Trash Studio, is nearing completion. Check out the calendar to see when the next work parties are scheduled. We need donations of some materials, and donations or loans of some tools so that we can finish. This project has not involved any exchange of money…

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Update from the Trash Studio

Summer has been a busy time at the Trash Studio. The front retaining walls are complete, three cisterns are installed, the berm is nearing completion, and the roof is in full swing! The roof has 6 beams that need a few finishing touches before the decking is installed. Once the decking is complete, installation of…

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The Lorax Family’s thoughts from the Earthship Seattle Road Trip

Earthships are the convergence of smart resource use (building with trash!)  and dozens of climate-appropriate strategies. As designers, practitioners and teachers of Permacutlure, we were interested in checking out the earthships to understand how they can best be utilized in creating sustainable human habitat. During our visit we enjoyed seeing and living within the wide…

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Bellingham Or Bust!

On Friday, Feb 13th, Earthship Seattle headed up to Bellingham to help out our friend, Giselle, start an Earthship Bellingham group. She wanted to host a screening of the documentary, Garbage Warrior, to introduce people to the concept of Earthships and to sign up to get involved. Giselle has traveled to Seattle a few times…

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